Introducing your mentors
Andres was born in Bogota, Colombia, where he studied Finance and then worked for 6 years in M&A, going from Investment Banking, Consulting (Transaction Services) in Deloitte and Ernst and Young, to corporate acquisitions.
During the two years before starting the MBA in SDA Bocconi, he worked as a Product Manager developing, launching, and owning two digital platforms for the Loyalty Program of a Retail Group in Latam (Grupo Falabella) where he found a new professional path.
Andres is passionate about the impact of sports on society, specifically football, participating constantly with foundations and social impact initiatives with sports as a pillar for social change and enhancing future opportunities for childhood in limited-resources zones.
Annamaria Scire’ joined MotorK in January 2022 as Head of Human Resources at the EMEA. Before joining MotorK, she was the EMEA Talent Acquisition Manager at Docebo from 2016 to 2021, where she was responsible for hiring and talents development management for the EMEA region.
In addition to this, she gained a long international experience covering roles of finance and personnel management manager in Italy and in the UK.
Annamaria Scirè holds a degree in Economic and Financial Disciplines and an Executive MBA from Bocconi, and previously a Corporate finance diploma.
Anthony Gebrayel is a Lebanese computer engineer, an ultimate frisbee athlete, and a small Guest House owner.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s in engineering, he worked as a Telecom consultant at Dar al Handasah in Beirut across different sectors such as Aviation, Hospitality Healthcare, and Oil and Gas. After a few years with the company, he decided to take his career to the next step and join SDA Bocconi as an MBA Candidate. While doing my MBA, he joined Tech2impact, a digital hub for Impact tech startups as a startup scout and now transitioned to investor relations manager. His role mainly includes bridging the gap between startups and Investors in the Impact tech space. After graduating, he joined the PTOLEMUS consulting group working as a management consultant on mobility-related projects.
He also runs a small side project in Lebanon where he rents rooms in his mountain house and introduces his guests to his village.
Camila Ciordia Tailhade
Camila is a passionate storyteller and a curious soul, born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She graduated with a Bachelor in Institutional Communication and advertising at Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA).
Camila worked for 5 years at L’Oréal, where she nurtured her passion for the beauty, fashion, and luxury industry. She started as a Marketing Intern for Vichy in the dermocosmetic division, and then became the youngest Brand Manager (in L’Oréal Argentina) for Ralph Lauren, Cacharel and Viktor and Rolf fragrances in the Luxury Division.
Later, she had the once in a lifetime opportunity to join her family business to develop a new business unit and grow her skillset.
Today, she is a SDA Bocconi MBA47 candidate, pursuing her dream of earning cutting edge business knowledge and being surrounded by amazing people who inspire her every day.
Carlotta was born in Milan, and her roots are a mixture of Italian and Spanish culture. Following her interest for innovation applied to life sciences, she studied Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, where she graduated in both her Bachelor and Master Degrees. After finishing her studies, she worked in the medical devices market for two years as a Product Manager at Zimmer Biomet, a leading company in the orthopaedic sector.
Later on, she enrolled for her MBA at SDA Bocconi, which she finished in December 2020. During her MBA, she was President of the Healthcare Club and was active in healthcare competitions and other extra activities (e.g. business cases competitions).
Just after her MBA, she worked at Bain & Company as a consultant for the pharma practice. Since last year, she’s been working as a Business Intelligence Manager at Janssen Italy, focusing on the Oncology Business Unit.
She’s a native Italian speaker but she also speaks Spanish and English.
Born and raised in Russia, Evgenii gained experience successfully driving a Telecom business within the country before leveling up to a Global scale with some of the local IT companies. Endlessly charmed by B2C business, he finds a lot of joy in creating user-friendly solutions, applying his knowledge of consumer behaviour, decision-making science, and data analytics. Secretly (not really) enjoys programming some simple stuff from time to time, using Python.
SDA Bocconi MBA, class of 2021.
Irene is originally Italian but has been living abroad for the past 9 years, between UK, Germany, Singapore and currently working in Switzerland. She is a passionate Senior Consultant for work, a human resources specialist for education and an enthusiast for the sea-world and Asian culture in my free time.
During her consulting experience in one of the Big Four she has worked with +20 clients in various industries (e.g., FMCG, banking, healthcare, NGOs, tech), covering strategic and operational topics with a primary focus on people-related issues: human resources processes, diversity and inclusion and workforce of the future.
She graduated at King’s College London in Human Resources and Organisational Analysis, and she is currently attending an MBA at SDA Bocconi Business School.
Manuel Gomez Gane
Manuel was born and raised in Rome, and has Italian, Spanish and Australian origins. He sees himself as a very open minded, flexible and resilient person, with high professional and ethical standards. He is currently working in the transportation sector at Telepass: within the Business Development function, where they are creating new integrated and ecological tools for both personal and shared mobility of the future.
Economics and Management Graduate, with a MSc in Management, Major in Organisational Change and Consulting at Bocconi University, class of 2021.
Mégane was born in France and spent most of her life abroad. Passionate of consumer behaviours and fashion, she focused her early studies in economics, international trade, and fashion management.
In 2015, she moved to Montreal and worked for three years at Harricana, a pioneer in fashion circularity, as a purchase and production manager. Later, she joined Centric brands, a major player in the apparel and accessories industry, as a Sourcing Manager for a key account.
Currently, she is an MBA 47 candidate and the Vice-President of the Luxury & Arts Club at SDA Bocconi School of management.
Her areas of interest are mainly focused on sustainability, tech, and customer experience.
Nicolò was born in Milan and where he studied law and then completed his studies, joining the class EMBA17 that graduated in June 2021.
Since 2006, he has been working for the same company, Sapici S.p.A, a chemical company active in the manufacturing of polyurethane resins for the coatings, inks, adhesive and building and construction industry; In 2010, he moved to Zhuhai, China where he spent 6 years in order to expand the market in APAC region. Until the end of 2021, he has also been a member of the board since the recent acquisition from DIC Group.
Currently, he is a class leader for EMBA 17
His areas of interest are mainly focused on innovation, sustainability, customer experience and tech.
Quentin Vasic holds a master’s degree in Strategy & Project management from ESCP Europe, and is currently enrolled in Bocconi Full time MBA. He has more than 5 years of professional experience, including 3 years as a Senior Strategy Consulting at Monitor Deloitte.
In his consulting experiences in France and in Africa, he was accompanying C-Level executives of large companies, governments at a ministry level and PE funds. His projects were focusing on growth strategies and development of new products/markets, national development strategies and organization & digital transformation for large companies.
Rainak is an MBA candidate at SDA Bocconi, with a bachelors in computer science engineering. He has 7 years of experience in designing, managing and delivering digital transformation strategic projects in major financial institutions, such as the Bank of New York Mellon, and Principal Financial groups. Rainak also has a couple years of consulting experience at Accenture. In terms of geography, he has worked in LATAM, Europe, and the United States, and loves spending time and learning different cultures. In his free time, he likes playing the Ukulele, cooking and working out.
Rajneeta is a computer engineer by degree and by profession. She was born in India where she completed her bachelor’s in computer engineering. Post her graduation, she worked as a C/C++ developer for Symantec Corporation and built enterprise products in data management and high availability domain. Before pursuing her MBA at SDA Bocconi, she was working as a Technical Product Lead for an enterprise clustering product at Veritas Technologies.
She has 8 years of extensive experience in enterprise product development, design and planning. She has ideated and prototyped many solutions that have helped customers in both short-term and long-term. She strongly believes in the customer first approach. She enjoys solving complex problems by objectively looking at the data and designing simple, easy to use solutions without compromising on quality.
Rajneeta is passionate about mentoring and knowledge sharing. With that she is also a strong proponent of equality and inclusive growth and was an active member of ‘Women at Veritas’ and ‘Grace Hopper Celebration India’ during her time at Veritas.
Santiago graduated in Business Administration in Argentina, where he is also from. He continued his postgraduate studies specializing in finance and capital markets. He worked for 2 years in financial management in Accenture, and later moved to the banking sector where he spent 8 years, 5 of which in sales and trading.
His main areas of expertise within the banking sector in Latin-America are fixed income, money market, FX and derivatives. After his MBA his goal is to switch to the buy side in asset management, specializing in portfolios that invest in green products.
Santiago is an MBA Candidate at SDA Bocconi, class of 2022
Sindhuja is a former management consultant at Zinnov Management Consulting, India, with 3.5 years of experience in market entry strategy, due diligence, M&A advisory & vertical expansion. Her expertise lies in China market entry strategies & expansion. Sindhuja is also a Toastmaster & a trained violinist. She has performed over 500 live concerts across various states in India and has over 17 years of training.
An artist by training with a passion for storytelling, craftsmanship, and curated experiences, Taylor naturally found her professional home in luxury retail. Over the course of 8 years in store leadership, she developed expertise in client experience management and experiential retail before joining SDA Bocconi’s full-time MBA program in the fall of 2019.
As co-president and cum laude graduate of the Class of 2020, Taylor is inspired by the opportunity to leverage both strategic and creative skill sets in the work of evolving the client experience in the luxury sector and beyond. She currently serves as a retail experience specialist for the global athletic apparel brand lululemon.
Tomas is an Industrial Engineer from Universidad Catolica Argentina, where he is also from. He studied in the University of Arizona for 6 months, then he started his professional career in a Graduate Program at Banco Galicia in Argentina. He spent 3 years there, then moved to Sydney, Australia, where he worked for 2 years at Westpac Banking Corporation.
His main areas of expertise within the banking industry are project management, digital transformation, and process optimisation. Now he is looking for a career switch after my MBA into impact investing and clean technologies.
He is an MBA Candidate at SDA Bocconi, class of 2022.
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- Date: Feb 05 2022
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